It’s never an easy decision when you’re considering surrendering your dog.  Although we all go into dog ownership thinking that our dogs will be with us forever, sometimes circumstances change and it is no longer feasible for a dog to stay in their current home.

Whether you’re unable to keep your dog for financial reasons, due to a change in lifestyle, a move, or due to behavior, please contact us to help you through this tough time.  If you are looking for guidance, we can help by suggesting a variety of professionals who may be able to help you keep your dog by attempting to remedy the problem, if possible; or if you’ve made your decision, we are ready to help you by placing your dog in a stable, loving foster home where they can stay until they find a new forever home.  If you’ve chosen to surrender your dog to us, please complete the Surrender Agreement (found below) and provide as much information as you can about your pet.

When we come to pick up your dog, we will ask you to sign a release that allows us to be legal guardians of your dog. At the same time, we will ask you some questions to allow us to get a better idea of the dog’s personality, habits and behavior.  We will immediately assess your dog, and determine whether your dog is fit to move straight into foster care, or whether veterinary assistance is required.  Prior to being adopted, your dog will receive a physical exam by our veterinarian, vaccines if required, be spayed or neutered, and any other pressing medical concerns will be addressed.

BTPRSM will accept any surrendered pugs, Boston Terriers, or their mixes, regardless of age, health and/or behaviorial issues. In order to gain a clear understanding of the dog’s medical history, we ask you to provide us with any medical records you have, including vaccination certificates. If medical records are unavailable, our release form includes an authorization allowing us to contact your veterinarian.

If you are looking to re-home your pet, please don’t hesitate to contact us at, even if it’s just to ask questions about the process.  We are happy to help in any capacity we can.

BTPRSM Surrender Agreement